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From NPR and WAMU 88.5 in Washington, The Diane Rehm Show is a live, award-winning program featuring smart conversation and civil dialogue on top news stories and new ideas, two hours a day, five days a week.

Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:36:59 -0400

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Friday News Roundup – International

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:06:30 -0400

The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:06:30 -0400

In the final debate, Donald Trump refuses to say whether he’ll accept the election results. North Carolina officials investigate the firebombing of Republican Party headquarters. And a police chiefs’ organization apologizes for ‘historical mistreatment of minorities.’ A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The Daily Toll Gun Violence Takes On America’s Youth

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:06:30 -0400

On an average day in the United States, seven young people are shot to death. A British journalist chooses a random day in 2013 and profiles each of the lives cut short.

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Analysis Of The Third Clinton-Trump Debate

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:06:30 -0400

With just weeks left before the general election, candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in Las Vegas. Analysis of the third and final presidential debate.

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A Neuroscientist And A Psychologist On How Our Ancient Brains Work In A High-Tech World

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:06:30 -0400

In their new book, "The Distracted Mind", neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley and psychologist Larry Rosen, look at what happens to our brain when we are constantly bombarded by technological interruptions.

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Where And How The U.S. Military Is Fighting Islamist Insurgencies

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:06:30 -0400

There are 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq. Some are on the front lines in the battle to re-take Mosul from the Islamic State in what could be a grueling campaign. A look at where and how U.S. troops are deployed in the fight against Islamist insurgencies.

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H.W. Brands: “The General Vs. The President”

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:06:30 -0400

At the height of the Korean War, President Harry Truman fired his Pacific commander, General Douglas MacArthur. A new look at their behind-the-scenes battle of wills and how it changed the course of history.

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Donald Trump’s Unsubstantiated Claims Of A Rigged Election

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:06:30 -0400

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ramps up unsubstantiated claims that the election is rigged against him: Why some say undermining confidence in the U.S. voting system is dangerous—and assessing the actual risks of potential election fraud.

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WikiLeaks, Russia And The 2016 Presidential Race

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:06:30 -0400

WikiLeaks has released thousands of Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee emails and promises to release tens of thousands more. The FBI is investigating whether Russia is playing a role. WikiLeaks, Russia and the 2016 presidential race.

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Friday News Roundup – International

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:06:30 -0400

Russian President Vladimir Putin cancels a visit to France over a disagreement on Syria. An American warship strikes Yemen. And Thailand mourns the death of its king, the world's longest-reigning monarch. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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